Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Shelter director Angela Hicks to speak at SXU about violence against women

Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room, Warde Academic Center

Chicago (Feb. 6, 2008) Director of the Maria Shelter for Women and Children Angela Hicks will give a lecture about violence against women at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 14 at Saint Xavier University’s Chicago Campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

“Violences against Women: A Shared Concern” will reveal real-life experiences of women who have been victims of violence in its multiple forms and offer hope for transformation and healing.

The lecture is free and open to the public and will be held in the Butler Reception Room, located in the Warde Academic Center.

Director of Campus Ministry Eileen P. Doherty said Hicks is a “passionate speaker and a committed advocate.”

“Through her work with the Institute of Women Today, Ms. Hicks brings vast experience in addressing the root causes of homelessness, especially the violence that women encounter,” Doherty said.

Harmony, Hope and Healing, a creative musical program offering dignity and spiritual healing to the homeless and underserved in the Chicago area, also will perform.

The event is sponsored by SXU Campus Ministry.

For more information about the lecture, please contact Campus Ministry at (773) 298-3000.


Contact: Rick Ducat
773-298-3325 or

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